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MScEnvironment and Society Studies: European Spatial and Environmental Planning

Radboud University
Netherlands, Nijmegen
Tuition fee €16,000 per year
Application fee €75 one-time

The handling fee is NOT applicable to:

- Students with a nationality from the EEA countries or from countries that are candidates for EEA membership*
- Students who receive a full scholarship (proven by uploading a grant statement)

This fee will be refunded to you once you are fully enrolled as a student at Radboud University. The fee is NOT refundable when you are not admitted.

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This Master’s teaches you to become a spatial planner who can engage with EU policies, cooperate with planners across borders and coordinate with other sectors like environment and economic development.

Master’s specialisation European Spatial and Environmental Planning: something for you?

- This programme looks beyond domestic policies and beyond spatial and environmental planning within one country.
- It acknowledges the significant role the EU nowadays plays in the policies and practices.
- This Master’s focuses on the influence of the EU and international policies and how to cooperate with planners in other countries.
- This programme is policy-oriented with links to planning practice.

Programme structure

The Master’s specialisation in European Spatial and Environmental Planning is taught at the Nijmegen School of Management. It has a course load of 60 EC*(one year). All the courses are 6 EC and the Master’s Thesis is 24 EC. The structure of the programme is presented here.

Career opportunities

There is a great demand for spatial and environmental planners with a thorough knowledge of the European and international policy context. The graduates of this programme work in European institutions, national and regional public authorities, consultancies, and NGOs dealing with spatial planning, regional policy, and environmental policy. They work in positions such as researchers, consultants, project managers, and policy advisors. Because of the international orientation and the thorough academic foundation of the Master’s programme, graduates are also well prepared to pursue a PhD degree in the Netherlands or another European country.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States